Top 10 U.S. architecture schools of 2017, according to Design Intelligence
Since 2010, Cornell has topped DI's Undergraduate rankings (except for 2014, when Cal Poly San Louis Obispo was first), with Harvard consistently being first in Graduate programs (excluding 2011, when University of Michigan got the top spot). How 2017's top 10 schools compare to one another since... View full entry
Cornell, Harvard and Louisiana State top Design Intelligence's Best Architecture & Design Schools of 2016
For every year since 2007, Cornell has held first place for undergraduate architecture (save for being supplanted by Virgina Tech in 2008 and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2014), and Harvard has consistently held first place for graduate. In the 2016 rankings for landscape architecture, Louisiana... View full entry
DI releases Design School Rankings for 2013
This year’s rankings by deans, administrators, students and practitioners show that there is considerable quality in design schools but also reveals an unrelenting and increasingly dynamic restlessness for renewed strength and fresh relevance. Any drifting away from quality expectations is most certainly the enemy to the design professions of the future.
Architecture, Graduate 1 Harvard University 2 Columbia University 3 Yale University 4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 Cornell University Architecture, Undergraduate 1 Cornell University 2 Southern California Institute of Architecture 3 Rice University 3 Syracuse University 5 California... View full entry
Design Thinking meets the USA Army
Design is almost overnight the centerpiece of military doctrine and the U.S. Army has gotten design thinking quite right. The struggle to get design thinking ensconced in Army doctrine, though, is no easy feat. More in Design Observer Also, covered previously on Archinect. View full entry
Practicing design in a complex world
Students from the US Armed Forces, USAID, FBI and international militaries applied design theory to future scenarios templated in CENTCOM, EUCOM, PACOM, and NORTHCOM.
— Small Wars Journal
At the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS) at Fort Leavenworth, KS, 96 SAMS students, faculty and contractors recently finished a six week experimentation period using “design” to approach military operations. Read about how "Students from the US Armed Forces, USAID, FBI... View full entry